April 2014

Canine Pawsibilities training session

Photos from a recent Canine Pawsibilities training session

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Zia, Koda and Mehwi

Zia, Koda and Mehwi getting to play together at the  SBCC show.

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20140420

Scottish Border Collie Club, Championship Final – 2014

Photographs of all the finalists in this year’s SBCC Championship Final. 

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20140409

Toads

As with previous years, the pond is a huge draw to the local Toad population. Whilst returning to the house with the dogs late one evening, they kept sniffing at gravel outside our house. When the security lights came on the reason became clear, there were about fifteen Toads that had come out from their daytime hideaways. Considering how many Toads we see in the pond during the breeding season, a number that is in the order of hundreds, its surprising how well they hide themselves away during the rest of the year.

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20140415

A feather for the nest

I often hear and occasionally see Wrens flitting through the undergrowth on the banks of the river Don. This one didn’t appear to be to put out by my presence as it went about searching for nesting material.

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20140414

Goldfinches in the Garden

The longer evenings provide plenty of time to get out and about in the garden after work. The tress and hedges are currently alive with flocks of Goldfinches and Sparrows and also a few Dunnocks.

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